University College, Oxford

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Name: University College, Oxford
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Guardian Elitism

Worrying report in the Guardian today that Britain is “deeply elitist” because people educated at public school and Oxbridge have in effect created a “closed shop at the top”, according to a study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission. ... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Calmness of mum’s writing ‘rubs off’ on an autistic son

Buy this photo Alison Pindar, who writes under the pen name of Alison Mercer, with her new bookMUM-OF-TWO Alison Pindar spends a lot of her time worrying about the behaviour of her autistic son Tom.But the Abingdon parent, who works part-time for a publishing ... [Published Didcot Herald - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Celebrations as students collect A level results across Dorset and the New Forest

Bournemouth School pupilsTHERE were mass celebrations in schools and colleges as pupils received their A level results.Many schools in Dorset and the New Forest had a 100 per cent pass rate, with all students achieving A* to E grades. And there were plenty ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

News Release - Bank of England announces departure of Spencer Dale and appointments to the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) Board

The Bank of England is today announcing the departure of Spencer Dale, the Bank’s Executive Director for Financial Stability Strategy and Risk.   The Bank is also announcing new appointments to the Board of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).Spencer ... [Published Bank of England - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

The life of a Booker nominee

In its first year of including novels written in English from across the globe, the Man Booker long list boasts city boy Neel Mukherjee’s second novel, The Lives of Others. The British-Indian author speaks to Metro on the nomination, the book, his college ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The ‘Poly midwife’ who left a lasting legacy in the city

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014 in NewsA FORMER city education official of more than 30 years who helped set up some of Oxford’s most recognised institutions has died aged 89.While working at Oxford City Council ’s education department, Peter Farrar was, ... [Published Oxford Mail - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Thomas Chitty

Sir was a writer hailed 'the next Graham Greene’ who took his family on a trek in the footsteps of Hannibal Sir Thomas Chitty, who has died aged 88, wrote, under the name Thomas Hinde, one of the most acclaimed first novels of the 1950s a debut that saw ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

At last, a promising alternative to antipsychotics for schizophrenia | Daniel and Jason Freeman

For many, the side effects of antipsychotics are worse than the symptoms they're meant to treat. No wonder some people with schizophrenia refuse to take them Imagine that, after feeling unwell for a while, you visit your GP. "Ah," says the doctor decisively, ... [Published Science: Science blog | guardian.co.uk - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Mar 05 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 1 reports

Rio Tinto announces board changes

5 March 2014Anne Lauvergeon and Simon Thompson will join the boards of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited as non-executive directors and both will become members of the Sustainability and Nominations Committees.Anne Lauvergeon's appointment will take ... [Published TrustNet - Mar 05 2014]

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..."I think Mama couldn’t bear to see me establishing any independence," Susan Chitty said later. "She eventually threw me out of our house, changing the locks and ordering me not to come back."
"The systematic review of economic evidence showed that provision of CBT to people with schizophrenia in the UK improved clinical outcomes at no additional cost. This finding was supported by economic modelling undertaken for this guideline, which suggested that provision of CBT might result in net cost savings to the NHS, associated with a reduction in future hospitalisation rates."
"In addition to the appointments announced today, we are making good progress in identifying another Australian to join the boards as a non-executive and a further announcement in this regard will be made in due course."
...of diplomatic cables, and concluded that British policy in Iran had been anything but sophisticated according to one diplomat who read the report: "More often than not, the sense you get is that it was the Shah who was running rings round the British, not the other way round."

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News Release - Bank of England announces depart... [Published Bank of England - Aug 04 2014]
The life of a Booker nominee [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jul 27 2014]
The ‘Poly midwife’ who left a lasting legacy in... [Published Oxford Mail - Jul 24 2014]
Thomas Chitty [Published Telegraph - Mar 10 2014]
At last, a promising alternative to antipsychot... [Published Science: Science blog | guardian.co.uk - Mar 07 2014]
Rio Tinto announces board changes [Published TrustNet - Mar 05 2014]
Sir Nicholas Browne [Published Telegraph - Jan 26 2014]
UK orders Bluestar claim probe [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 15 2014]
Oxford University apologies after sending out l... [Published Telegraph - Jan 14 2014]
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Worrying report in the Guardian today that Britain is “deeply elitist” because people educated at public school and Oxbridge have in effect created a “closed shop at the top”, according to a study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission. ...
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